<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego Politics and Political News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Tue, 07 Jul 2015 19:33:17 -0700 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 19:33:17 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[SD Mayor's Road Repair Plan Kicks Off]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:10:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/mayor-faulconer-sherman-kersey.jpg
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer (C) was joined by Councilmembers Scott Sherman (L) and Mark Kersey as he kicked off a program to repair roads around the city.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Blames Border for SF Shooting]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 13:44:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/DonaldTrump_Getty_07032015.jpg
Donald Trump on Friday blamed the United States' vulnerable southern border for this week's fatal shooting of a woman at Pier 14 in San Francisco after authorities arrested an undocumented immigrant in...

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<![CDATA[2016 Hopefuls Flood NH for July 4 Weekend]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:33:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP136093298170.jpg
Presidential hopefuls are going on parade throughout the Granite State this July 4. At least seven 2016 candidates will spend Independence Day courting residents who will vote in the nation's first presidential...

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<![CDATA[Peas in Guacamole? Obama Weighs in on Twitter Debate ]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:15:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/guacamole-GettyImages-456804252.gif
President Barack Obama has a message for The New York Times: please don't pass the peas.

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<![CDATA[Ex-California Sen. Leland Yee Pleads Guilty]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:58:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tlmd_senado_california_suspende_leland_yee.jpg
Leland Yee, a former California state senator, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a felony racketeering charge in an organized crime and public corruption case that brought down the once-popular legislator...

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump: "I Don't Think It Matters If I'm Nice"]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:17:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/donald-trump-univision-pone-fin-a-relacion-comercial.jpg
Donald Trump spoke in New Hampshire Tuesday night, just one day after getting dumped by NBC Universal and Univision due to his comments about Mexican immigrants.]]>
<![CDATA[2016 Hopefuls on Gay Marriage Ruling]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:36:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-478464492_PRide.jpg
The presidential candidates’ reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in favor of same-sex marriage broke down predictably along party lines — with Democrats tweeting about love and Republicans criticizing...

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<![CDATA[Raisin Program Unconstitutional: Supreme Court]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:06:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP060410025294raisins62215.jpg
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the government can't force raisin farmers to give up part of their annual crop for less than it's worth, a victory for conservative groups that hailed the decision as a win...

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<![CDATA[ Maine Sen. Angus King Diagnosed With Cancer ]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:15:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AngusKing1.jpg
Sen. Angus King of Maine said Monday he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery on Friday. The 71-year-old independent said the cancer was discovered early, during a routine annual...

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<![CDATA[Clinton and Sanders Top Candidates on Facebook]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:00:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hilary-GettyImages-477234226.jpg
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders lead the pack of presidential candidates in early primary and caucus states — at least in terms of Facebook likes and interactions. Discussion on the social network in...]]>
<![CDATA[Marc Maron Interviews Obama]]> Sat, 20 Jun 2015 07:14:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/presobamamarcmarongetty123456-horz.jpg
President Barack Obama visited with comedian Marc Maron in the garage of his Highland Park home Friday at the end of a two-day visit to Southern California. The host of "WTF With Marc Maron" announced in...

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<![CDATA[Newt Gingrich Takes on New Job: Tech Reviewer]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:38:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/gingrich14.jpg
After jokes about reviewing technology for Mashable arose on Twitter, it soon became a reality for Newt Gingrich who just wrote his first review on the Apple Watch.

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<![CDATA[Free Speech Zones Proposed for Waterfront Park]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14:15:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Waterfront_Park_12.jpg
It would establish the issuing of advance permits for protests.

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<![CDATA[Escondido Mayor to Run for Dave Roberts' Seat]]> Mon, 08 Jun 2015 12:21:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sam-Abed-Supervisor-Campaign.jpg
Escondido Mayor Sam Abed announced Monday that he will run for San Diego County Supervisor.

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<![CDATA[Mayor Wants to Boost Library Internet Speeds]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 15:08:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/computer+generic1.jpg
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer wants to boost Internet speeds at city libraries.

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